Dating different cultures: How To Date Respectfully In Poland

Dating a different culture can be both a challenge and a joy.

Do you want to be ahead of the curve in the dating game? Have you ever wondered how others are successful in the dating department?

Truth is whilst moving countries and searching the world for love isn’t for everyone, for some, it is exactly the change they need to be able to find real love.

There are several things you need to consider when it comes to dating in Poland.

Dating someone who culturally differs from you, means you need to take into account their habits, mindset, and environment so that you can come across respectful and thoughtful.

Basing your actions off stereotypes or what you see in movies, isn’t going to cut it. It’s time to get savvy on how to put your best foot forward in the Polish culture!

Online dating should also come to mind. If you should decide to consider such I will recommend some top websites in Poland that will be beneficial to you. But you must ensure to check the user profiles carefully to see if they match what you are looking for and also beware of fake users.

To identify a fake user, always check their picture roll or gallery. A fake user mostly would have one or two photos. Real users have photos that you can easily detect the story behind the photo taken and uploaded.

Don’t forget to also do a reverse photo check and also see if they have some social media linked so you can make sure they are the real deal. The last thing you want to do is find yourself in a foreign country entangled in a foreign scam!

If you are abroad, I would advise using, a Polish dating website for those in the UK or the USA.

Follow these tips and you are on your way to having an effective and fun dating experience.

Get The Timing Right

Because a lot of people rely on public transportation in Poland, there is a good chance that your date may arrive in public transport. It is important you schedule your date by considering the time factor. This is to make sure you have a good time.

No one likes to be stood up. So here is what you need to do. Ensure you arrive some minutes early for the date. It is a sign of disrespect and a lack of value when you arrive late for your date. In Poland, 15 minutes is the rule of thumb before your date cancels and leaves if you don’t show up early.

So try and allow for any traffic issues and keep the communication going to let them know if you are running behind!

Pick The Right Place


1. The place you choose sets the theme of the tune of the date.

A movie date would be considered a romantic date in Poland. However, don’t be afraid to also stick to some traditional date places like a cozy bar or a restaurant.

2. Should you choose a restaurant note that Polish foods have a large range of flavours and can be a little rich!

So, go for cuisines that would be easy on your stomach such as pierogi which is very tasty.

3. Spice up the date with little surprises.

Polish people love surprises (I mean who doesn’t ?!) Try something classy like cake tasting or ice-cream tasting or go for wine tasting. Remember the goal is not to shock them or overdo it, but rather show some extra thought put into your date.

Check Your Attitude

1. When given a gift, be thankful.

Do not express or make jokes about the gift. You may not like the gift but appreciate the gesture. It is often common flowers are gifted on a date. Avoid yellow flowers for Polish women. With a rose, you can never go wrong.

2. Ensure that you make your order the same time as your date to make the experience more harmonious.

It could be impolite if you are eating and your date is yet to have something like food or a drink.  General good manners always go a long way in any culture and on any date.

3. It is important your date feels relaxed and welcomed in your company

Try to maintain the right amount of eye contact, communicate and ask them how they feel instead of just assuming and take note of actions, body language, or words that could indicate they feel uncomfortable.

When you part ways, remember this

When parting ways try not to overdo or overstep boundaries. Ending a Polish date with a kiss on the cheek is classy and generally expected, so avoid parting away with an awkward wave.

It is a general rule to give a date a lift home in Poland if you arrived in a car. Ensure you drop your date at the place of their choice. If they have taken public transport, walk them to their train or bus and make sure they feel comfortable getting home alone safe.

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